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Grey Suit’s new books have arrived

Our new books These have just arrived from the printer. Click on the link above to discover the blog for Grey Suit Editions. There’s a home page and a page for posts which will get updated as we publish more. … Continue reading

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Edith Sitwell ‘Face to Face’.

Wonderful interview by John Freeman with Edith Sitwell. Face to Face is a legendary series of interviews from the BBC and Freeman died in 2014 at the age of 99 years old.  Besides, Sitwell is an author I have always … Continue reading

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Songs of Realisation

Very pleased that this new book of poems is now published by The High Window Press This book opens with poems committed to the transfiguration of the ordinary: garden sheds, bus rides, daily life in Tottenham, motorways leading to escapes … Continue reading

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POETRY AT THE ROOM

33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9AS Tuesday 9th July at 7.30 pm Stuart Henson, Hilary Davies, Katherine Towers, John Greening Refreshments. No entry fee. All welcome. Lots of books by the poets will be on sale. Enquiries 0208 801 … Continue reading

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Statius: Silvae

STATIUS: SILVAE Sleep, Silence’ child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince, whose approach peace to all mortals brings, Indifferent host to shepherds and to kings, Sole comforter of minds with grief opprest; Lo, by thy charming rod all breathing things … Continue reading

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Roeg Elements: innovation and risk

Nicolas Roeg, by Michael Clark, National Portrait Gallery   Very pleased that my new piece for Nicolas Roeg on his 90th Birthday is here – “Roeg Elements” Published by the Fortnightly Review. Celebrating younger poets – including Emma Hammond, Natacha … Continue reading

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Runaway Handicap

RUNAWAY HANDICAP   Considering a runaway selection, If poetry can generate affection, Surely plumes of paradise entitle Me to a mate intent upon requital?   My handicap’s an eloquence provoking Offended neo-liberal fits of choking, But when this stirs the … Continue reading

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